FEDERAL EMS - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3GH9     IMO number - 9229984     Owner - Moon Shipping, Cyprus

Location - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 25 August 2002
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 16 Mar 2003     Last updated - 20 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 3 April 2000
  Keel laid - 8 August 2001
  Launched - 14 January 2002
  Delivered - February 2002

  (a) Federal Ems - Cyprus

  As of March 2003 she was still in service as Federal Ems

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 21,300
  Net tonnage -
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,000
  L.O.A. - 199.90 meters
  L.B.P. - 192.00 meters
  Width overall - 23.90 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 10.10 meters
  Depth - 15.30 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6 (hydraulic)
  Container capacity (total) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (40 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - New Century Shipbuilding Company
  Country - Shanghai, China
  Hull number - 00/019
  Engine builder - Hudong Shipyard
  Country - Shanghai, China
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 6S46MC-C diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,686 bhp or 7,860 kW
  Speed -
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 ?hp
  Steering gear -

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** Sistership - Federal Weser
** Her hull is strengthened to carry heavy cargoes like iron ore
** 2002 - Federal Ems is owned by Moon Shipping, Cyprus, managed by the Athena Marine Company Ltd., Cyprus and operated by Fednav International, Quebec, Canada. She was specifically designed and built to the maximum allowable dimensions in width and depth for service in the North American Great Lakes System.


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada
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